Music and Identity in Twentieth-Century Literature from Our America

Noteworthy Protagonists

  • Authors
  • Marco Katz Montiel

Part of the Literatures of the Americas book series (LOA)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvi
  2. Overture

    1. Marco Katz Montiel
      Pages 1-20
  3. First Movement: Numbers, Music, and the Reality of Gabriel García Márquez

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 21-23
    2. Marco Katz Montiel
      Pages 25-42
    3. Marco Katz Montiel
      Pages 43-60
  4. Intermezzo: Musical Segmentalizing

    1. Marco Katz Montiel
      Pages 61-75
  5. Second Movement: Meanwhile, on the Other Side of the Caribbean

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 77-80
    2. Marco Katz Montiel
      Pages 81-93
  6. Third Movement: Stretching the Northern Boundaries of America

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 115-124
  7. Coda: More Possibilities for Discovering Music in American Literature

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 155-166
    2. Marco Katz Montiel
      Pages 167-176
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 177-215

About this book


Offering a one-of-a-kind approach to music and literature of the Americas, this book examines the relationships between musical protagonists from Colombia, Cuba, and the United States in novels by writers such as Gabriel García Márquez, Alejo Carpentier, Zora Neale Hurston, and John Okada.


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